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Matthew Barnaby Arrested: ESPN Analyst Charged With DWI

Matthew Barnaby Arrested

First Posted: 12/05/11 11:13 AM ET Updated: 12/05/11 01:08 PM ET

ESPN hockey analyst Matthew Barnaby was arrested early Monday morning in Clarence, N.Y. and charged with DWI after being pulled over for driving erratically.. His Porsche was missing a front tire and was sparking as it ran on the front rim.

According to WGRZ, Erie County Sheriff's Department, the 38-year-old former Buffalo Sabres player failed several sobriety tests and refused a breath test, which automatically caused his license to get revoked.

An spokesperson for ESPN said that the network is looking into the situation.

Earlier on Sunday, Barnaby tweeted a photo of himself watching the Jets-Redskins game with some friends at a bar.

Barnaby was arrested earlier this year after an incident with his estranged wife. He pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal mischief, criminal trespass and harassment.

He was ordered to complete 500 hours of community service and to continue anger management counseling.

The Buffalo Sabres selected Barnaby in the fourth round of the 1992 draft. He played in Buffalo until 1999 and then move around to the Penguins, Lightning, Rangers, Avalanche, Blackhawks and Stars.